On the HCPLive COVID-19 page, resources on the topics of medical news and expert insight into coronavirus can be found. Content includes articles, interviews, videos, podcasts, and breaking news on COVID-19 research, treatment, and drug development.
Biggest Challenges Nurses Faced In 2021 And How To Become More Resilient In The Future
Burnout problems persisted prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, but have been made worse since the beginning of the pandemic.
FDA Expands COVID-19 Booster Shot Indication For Children Aged 12 and Older
The FDA moved to shorten the time between the second and third vaccine dose from 6 months to 5 months for recipients of Pfizer-BioNTech.
Gastrointestinal Symptoms Linked to Severe COVID-19 Outcomes in Pediatric Patients
GI symptoms manifest in children with COVID-19 more than they do in adult patients.
The Public Allergy Perception Remains Blurred by COVID-19
Allergists discuss the differing opinions of allergies and optimizing patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fuad El Rassi, MD, Tracks COVID-19 and Sickle Cell Disease For a Year
Of the SCD patients who contracted COVID-19, 49% of them visited the Grady Comprehensive Sickle Cell center because of a vaso-occlusive event.
Sickle Cell Patients at Increased Risk of COVID-19 Hospitalization
Patients with SCD were not at an increased risk of death or disease complications.
Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Holds Up Against Omicrom Variant
The data shows booster shots offer particularly strong protection against the variant.
Mortality Due to COVID-19 is Reduced by Receiving a Vaccine Booster
Among vaccinated individuals, results show a 90% lower mortality rate due to COVID-19 in the group that received a booster compared with those who did not.
FDA Approves Long-Acting Monoclonal COVID-19 Prevention Treatment
In a recent clinical trial, Evusheld recipients at increased risk of severe COVID-19 infection saw a 77% reduced risk of developing COVID-19.
COVID-19 Vaccine Safely Administered to PEG-Allergy Patients
Investigators detail the clinical criteria of the condition and speak to the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine for this patient population.
Severe COVID-19 Patients Recover Faster from High-Flow Oxygen Therapy
Promising results show that high-flow oxygen therapy is more effective in treating patients with severe COVID-19 than conventional methods like invasive mechanical ventilation.
Rheumatologists Navigate Treatment Plans in the Era of COVID-19 Vaccines
Investigators found about 70% of rheumatology patients had a good antibody response to the COVID-19 vaccines.
Aaron Baggish, MD: Making Sense of the Cardiovascular Risks of COVID-19
Several different cardiovascular symptoms have presented in patients with COVID-19.
Pediatric Patients With Uncontrolled Asthma at Risk of Severe COVID-19 Outcomes
Authors suggest children with uncontrolled asthma should be considered for priority for COVID-19 vaccination.
Postdischarge Anticoagulation Use Reduces VTE Risk After COVID-19 Hospitalization
Patients with history of VTE, peak D-dimer ≥3 μg/mL, and predischarge CRP ≥10 mg/dL were at high risk of experiencing new onset of VTE after hospital discharge.
Five Challenges Healthcare Managers Will Face In 2022 And Beyond
Managers will face a number of challenges in the next year.
Patients With Multiple Myeloma At Increased Risk of Breakthrough COVID-19 Infection
The overall risk of SARS-CoV-2 breakthrough infection was 15.4% in the multiple myeloma population and 3.9% in the noncancer population.
High COVID-19 Mortality Rates Recorded in Patients with Psychiatric Disorders
Among the 3 cohorts studied, patients with schizophrenia had the highest mortality rates from a COVID-19 infection.
CDC Panel Meeting About COVID-19 Booster Doses for Adults
Earlier today the FDA authorized booster doses for the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine for all adults.
First COVID-19 Case Originated from Wuhan Market, Study Suggests
Dr. Worobey suggested in his report that the vendor’s ties to the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market strongly suggested the pandemic originated at the Wuhan market.
Several Risks Factors for COVID-19 Recorded in Dialysis Patients
Investigators also noted that higher rates of infection were observed in Black patients.
Asthma Considered Hospitalization Risk in Children with COVID-19 Infection
Despite this, asthma severity was not associated with higher risk of COVID-19.
Patient B-Cell Counts at Time of Vaccine Influence COVID-19 Antibody Response
Patients who are treated with B cell depletion therapies show that their B cell count at time of vaccination can impact their COVID-19 antibody response.
Five COVID-19 Induced Changes For Healthcare Workers That Will Stick Around
Derek Jones talks about how the pandemic will shape healthcare in the coming years.
UK Regulators Authorize Merck’s Molnupiravir COVID-19 Antiviral Pill
The FDA has yet to rule on twice-daily pill.
High Incidence of CVST Observed 15 Days After COVID-19 Vaccination
Incidence rates of post-Ad26.COV2.S vaccination cerebral venous sinus thrombosis was 8.65 per 100,000 person-years.
COVID-19 Not Associated With Ability to Meet 24-Hour Time-To-Surgery Benchmarks
Hospital systems were able to effectively mitigate challenges during COVID-19, with 24-hour time-to-surgery benchmarks unchanged from before to after the pandemic.
Study Finds Race Irrelevant in COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance Among IBD Patients
Even though COVID-19 infection disproportionately impacts minority patients, there’s no indication that vaccine intention differs depending on race in IBD patients.
Poor Antibody Response Rate to COVID-19 Vaccine Recorded in Dialysis Patients
Though immunogenicity responses to the vaccine were lower in dialysis patients, the lower response rate was less apparent in second doses.
High Frequency of Cognitive Impairment Observed in COVID-19 Hospitalizations
Hospitalized patients were more likely to have impairments in attention, executive functioning, and category fluency compared to those in the outpatient group.
2 Clarke Drive Cranbury, NJ 08512